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KGB Prison Cells: Entry Ticket

Explore a former KGB detention center

Duration: 40mins
Provider: Vabamu Museum
Registered address: Toompea 8, 10142, Tallinn, EE
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What's included

Admission to the KGB Prison Cells

What's not included

Guided tour (available for an extra fee)

Important information

* The KGB Prison Cells are only reachable by stairs * Photography for private use only * A cloakroom and lockers are available onsite * Strollers are allowed
  • Discover the harrowing recent history of Estonia's occupation during the Soviet Union with this moving museum experience
  • Learn about the cruel human rights abuses carried out by the KGB in order to break Estonia's will and crush dissent
  • Hear the inspirational tales of bravery and defiance in the face of oppression that reflect what it really means to be human

Peer into the past and witness the dark shadow hanging over Tallinn's recent history, with a visit to the notorious KGB Prison Cells. Housed in one of the city's most elaborate Art Nouveau buildings, this detention center was used by the KGB to interrogate and torture suspected enemies of the state. In this powerful museum experience, you'll hear tales of bravery and defiance, and discover how the Estonian spirit remained unbroken in the face of unimaginable cruelty.

  • Opening times from 1st of May to 30th of September: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Opening times from 1st of October to 30th of April: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
KGB Prison Cells
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
KGB Prison Cells
Pagari 1, 10142, Tallinn
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  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.

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3 reviews
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Jodie,  Australia Australia
26 May 2024
Good
Very interesting piece of modern history that needs to be acknowledged.
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Anonymous
10 Dec 2023
Excellent
Muy interesante, lo tuvimos que ver a todo correr porque llegamos algo tarde, pero si vas con tiempo esta muy bien!!
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Ioannis,  Germany Germany
13 Oct 2021
Good
Small museum but very interesting. Hard to find but worth visiting
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